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star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Money Laundering: Prosecutions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions have been made by the Crown Prosecution Service under (i) Section 330 and (ii) Sections 327-329 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 181274 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">The official statistics relating to crime and policing are maintained by the Home Office. Official statistics relating to sentencing, criminal court proceedings, offenders brought to justice, the courts and the judiciary are maintained by the Ministry of Justice.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The number of prosecutions and convictions for offences under sections 327-330 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 can be found <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/738814/HO-Code-Tool-2017.xlsx" target="_blank">here</a>.</ins></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="7"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Number of prosecutions and convictions for offences under sections 327-330 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, 2013-2017</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2013</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2014</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2015</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2016</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2017</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Prosecutions</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 327</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">981</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">880</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1,063</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">841</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">878</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 328</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">310</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">266</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">317</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">355</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">288</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 329</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1,050</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">944</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">921</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">797</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">737</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 330</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">3</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">3</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">5</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Convictions</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 327</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">520</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">447</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">550</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">601</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">537</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 328</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">213</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">150</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">188</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">257</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">225</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 329</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">527</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">541</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">594</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">567</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">581</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Section 330</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">6</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">4</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">3</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(1) The figures given in the pivot table relate to defendants for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(3) A defendant who appears before both magistrates’ court and Crown Court may not do so within the same year, meaning for a given year convictions may exceed prosecutions or sentences may not equal convictions. Defendants who appear before both courts may be convicted at the Crown Court for a different offence to that for which they were originally proceeded against at magistrates’ court.</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><del class="ministerial">Data on prosecutions and convictions is published by the MoJ and can be found <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733981/outcomes-by-offence-tool-2017-update.xlsx%20" target="_blank">here</a>.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">A breakdown of prosecutions and convictions for money laundering is as follows:</del></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="6"><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Table 1. Number of prosecutions and convictions for money laundering, 2007-2017 (1)(2)(3)</strong></del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Money Laundering</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2013</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2014</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2015</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2016</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2017</strong></del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Prosecutions</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">2,349</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">2,095</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">2,307</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,998</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,906</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Convictions</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,269</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,143</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,336</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,435</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,347</del></p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">(1) The figures given in the pivot table relate to defendants for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">(3) A defendant who appears before both magistrates’ court and Crown Court may not do so within the same year, meaning for a given year convictions may exceed prosecutions or sentences may not equal convictions. Defendants who appear before both courts may be convicted at the Crown Court for a different offence to that for which they were originally proceeded against at magistrates’ court.</del></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T10:41:57.98Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T10:41:57.98Z
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less than 2018-10-24T08:17:54.017Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-24T08:17:54.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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Attorney General more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Money Laundering: Convictions and Prosecutions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions have been achieved by the (i) Serious Fraud Office and (ii) Crown Prosecution Service for high-end money laundering in each year since 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 194668 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>Sections 327, 328, 329 and 330 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 create provisions to deal with offences of money laundering. The Ministry of Justice publishes data on the number of prosecutions and convictions under POCA where money laundering is the principal offence. There is no legal definition or specific criminal offence of “high end” money laundering. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a central record of the number of defendants prosecuted for, and convicted of these offences. This information could only be obtained by examining CPS case files, which would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p>CPS holds limited information on the number of offences which were charged and which reached a first hearing in the Magistrates Court. This does not equate to the number of defendants charged as single defendant may be charged with more than one offence. The figures for the period since 2014 are provided in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2015-2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-2017</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017-2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sections 327 to 330 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002</strong></p></td><td><p>4,542</p></td><td><p>4,866</p></td><td><p>4,813</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has prosecuted four individuals for money laundering offences since 2014. Two of these prosecutions resulted in a successful conviction in 2018. One of the two individuals unsuccessfully prosecuted was legally qualified.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 194669 more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T15:56:59.12Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T15:56:59.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4125
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star this property date less than 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
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Attorney General more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service: Staff more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) prosecutors, (b) associate prosecutors, (c) caseworkers and (d) administrators were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2010-11; and what proportion of each such category were engaged in frontline services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 11886 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The number of (a) prosecutors, (b) associate prosecutors, (c) caseworkers and (d) administrators that were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2010-11, can be found in the table below along with the proportion of each that were engaged in frontline services.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p>Prosecutors</p></td><td><p>Associate</p></td><td><p>Caseworkers</p></td></tr><tr><td></td><td></td><td></td><td><p>Prosecutors</p></td><td><p>&amp; Administrators</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>FTE</p></td><td><p>2668</p></td><td><p>411</p></td><td><p>4089</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% FrontLine</p></td><td><p>98.7%</p></td><td><p>100.0%</p></td><td><p>91.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>FTE</p></td><td><p>2583</p></td><td><p>405</p></td><td><p>4143</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% FrontLine</p></td><td><p>99.0%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>91.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>FTE</p></td><td><p>2351</p></td><td><p>362</p></td><td><p>4130</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% FrontLine</p></td><td><p>97.6%</p></td><td><p>100.0%</p></td><td><p>91.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>FTE</p></td><td><p>2226</p></td><td><p>302</p></td><td><p>3710</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% FrontLine</p></td><td><p>97.3%</p></td><td><p>100.0%</p></td><td><p>90.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>FTE</p></td><td><p>2232</p></td><td><p>252</p></td><td><p>3333</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% FrontLine</p></td><td><p>97.5%</p></td><td><p>100.0%</p></td><td><p>90.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes: Data may differ from other published data due to differing specifications</p><br />
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-10-21T15:49:53.997Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-21T15:49:53.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service: Staff more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) victim liaison officers and (b) witness care officers were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 15560 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-20more like thismore than 2015-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The total number of (a) victim liaison officers and (b) witness care officers that were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service at the end of each year since 2010-11<strong>, </strong>can be seen in the table below.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td></td><td><p><strong>Victim Liaison [1]</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Witness Care</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>FTE</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>FTE</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>182.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>137.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>118.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>89.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td><td><p><br> 44.11</p></td><td><p>76.4</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p><p>Data extracted from the CPS HR Database iTrent as at the 31<sup>st</sup> March in each year. Data may be subject to change due to retrospective changes in the HR database. Data may differ from previously published data due to differing specifications.</p><br /><p>There has been a reduction in total staff numbers and the proportion of the workforce that is employed in witness care units from a peak in 2008. Witness care has been dealt with primarily by the joint CPS/police Witness Care Units. However, most of the staff in WCUs are, and have always been, police staff. Witness attendance rates (which are used as a proxy for satisfaction) have remained above 80%.</p><br /><p>[1] Dedicated Victim Liaison Units were established by the CPS in 2014</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-11-20T14:00:38.96Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-20T14:00:38.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Prosecutions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many Deferred Prosecution Agreements the Serious Fraud Office is currently negotiating; and what recent progress has been made in each of those negotiations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 11438 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-15more like thismore than 2015-10-15
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon.Member to the answer given by the Solicitor General to question <a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2015-06-12/2337/" target="_blank">2337</a> on 17 June 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2015-10-15T15:34:50.007Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-15T15:34:50.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Money Laundering: Convictions and Prosecutions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many accountants have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted for high-end money laundering by the (i) Serious Fraud Office and (ii) Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 195059 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Sections 327, 328, 329 and 330 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 create provisions to deal with offences of money laundering. The Ministry of Justice publishes data on the number of prosecutions and convictions under POCA where money laundering is the principal offence. There is no legal definition or specific criminal offence of “high end” money laundering. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a central record of the number of defendants prosecuted for, and convicted of these offences. This information could only be obtained by examining CPS case files, which would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>CPS holds limited information on the number of offences which were charged and which reached a first hearing in the Magistrates Court. This does not equate to the number of defendants charged as single defendant may be charged with more than one offence. The figures for the period since 2014 are provided in the table below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2015-2016</p></td><td><p>2016-2017</p></td><td><p>2017-2018</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sections 327 to 330 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002</p></td><td><p>4,542</p></td><td><p>4,866</p></td><td><p>4,813</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has prosecuted four individuals for money laundering offences since 2014. Two of these prosecutions resulted in a successful conviction in 2018. One of the two people who was prosecuted but acquitted was a qualified accountant.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T09:48:33.693Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T09:48:33.693Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-11more like thismore than 2016-10-11
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Corruption more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many allegations of bribery of overseas parties by UK companies the Serious Fraud Office has received in each year since August 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 48054 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) does not hold a discernible record of allegations relating to bribery prior to 2013. The number of referrals for the period 2013 to September 2016 that contain allegations of bribery or corruption are provided in the following table. SFO records categorise referral data as relating to fraud and or bribery and corruption but do not differentiate between allegations of domestic or overseas bribery. To determine such information would require a manual review of each file, which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong> Recorded referrals: Bribery and corruption*</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year Received</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>161</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>189</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>242</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (to date)</p></td><td><p>110</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>702</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note: <em>These records are maintained for internal management purposes only, as such they do not form part of any official record</em></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T14:21:32.77Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T14:21:32.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Trials more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many early guilty pleas there were in the Crown Court in each year from 2010-11; and what proportion of total pleas they represented in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 11887 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central electronic record of the numbers of defendants and the outcome of prosecution proceedings at the Crown Court on its Case Management System. An automated facility to collate data showing the number of early guilty pleas was developed and implemented across the Service during 2013. Complete records are therefore only available from April 2014.</p><br /><p>The table below represents the number of finalised defendants entering early guilty pleas and shows these as a proportion of all guilty pleas at the Crown Court during 2014-15.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Early Guilty Plea</p></td><td><p>23,589</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% EGP of all Guilty Pleas</p></td><td><p>32.5%</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total Guilty Pleas</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>72,527</strong></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><br /><p>The total guilty plea volumes in the table above are inclusive of cases where a defendant has entered mixed guilty and not guilty pleas.</p><br /><p>The second table shows the number of early guilty pleas as a proportion of all finalised prosecution outcomes at the Crown Court during the same period.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Early Guilty Plea</p></td><td><p>23,589</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% EGP of all Prosecutions</p></td><td><p>23.4%</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total Prosecutions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>100,865</strong></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-10-22T16:09:17.383Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-22T16:09:17.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Money Laundering: Convictions and Prosecutions more like this
unstar this property house id 1 remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many estate agents have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted for high-end money laundering by the (i) Serious Fraud Office and (ii) Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 195060 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Sections 327, 328, 329 and 330 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 create provisions to deal with offences of money laundering. The Ministry of Justice publishes data on the number of prosecutions and convictions under POCA where money laundering is the principal offence. There is no legal definition or specific criminal offence of “high end” money laundering. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a central record of the number of defendants prosecuted for, and convicted of these offences. This information could only be obtained by examining CPS case files, which would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>CPS holds limited information on the number of offences which were charged and which reached a first hearing in the Magistrates Court. This does not equate to the number of defendants charged as single defendant may be charged with more than one offence. The figures for the period since 2014 are provided in the table below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2015-2016</p></td><td><p>2016-2017</p></td><td><p>2017-2018</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sections 327 to 330 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002</p></td><td><p>4,542</p></td><td><p>4,866</p></td><td><p>4,813</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has prosecuted four individuals for money laundering offences since 2014. Two of these prosecutions resulted in a successful conviction in 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T09:49:33.973Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T09:49:33.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
star this property answering body
Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service: Redundancy Pay more like this
unstar this property house id 1 remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many exit packages the Crown Prosecution Service has agreed with a value of more than £100,000 since 2010-11; and what the total cost of such packages was to the public purse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North remove filter
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 11895 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is contained in the following table.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Exit Packages in Excess of £100,000</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Value of Exit Packages Per</strong> <strong>Year</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2010 – 2011</p></td><td><p>27</p></td><td><p>£4,463,413</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011 – 2012</p></td><td><p>38</p></td><td><p>£4,466,510</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012 – 2013</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>£3.494,266</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013 – 2014</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>£4,492,789</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014 - 2015</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>£2,991,809</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015 - 2016</p></td><td><p>none</p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>153</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> £19,908,787</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /> <br /><p><strong><em>Note:</em></strong></p><p><em>Data source is the CPS Annual Report for years 2010/11 to 2014/15. Data source for 2015/16 was taken from the CPS VER and finance database and is</em> <em>accurate as at 16/10/15.</em></p><br />
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-10-22T16:13:29.227Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-22T16:13:29.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this